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Profile: Geof Syphers, Chief Executive Officer of Sonoma Clean Power

By Bill Skoonberg (Guest blog contribution to the The Climate Center) Ever wonder what you can do to address the climate crisis? The folks at the Center for Climate Protection have been working on that question since their founding in 2001. In 2005, they identified Community Choice energy as the single most powerful tool available […]

Local Economies Benefit from Sonoma Clean Power: Town of Windsor Reports Big Savings

by Woody Hastings  |   posted July 27, 2015 The Town of Windsor recently announced that it is saving eight times more than it had expected as a result of becoming a customer of Sonoma Clean Power. Windsor was the first municipality to join Sonoma Clean Power back in May of 2013. When Sonoma Clean […]

Celebrating Sonoma County’s Green Solution Successes: June 25, 2015, Party Highlights

by Ann Hancock, Executive Director, The Climate Center What a party! More than 200 friends, partners, and supporters celebrated our collective success at the party and open house thrown by the The Climate Center on June 25, 2015. Our new neighbors across the street, Ygrene Energy Fund, joined in the celebration and made it a […]

Another Important Legislative Victory for Community Choice Energy

A two-year struggle to defeat an insidious piece of legislation in Sacramento, Assembly Bill 976, has come to a happy conclusion. On September 27 Governor Brown vetoed AB976 and added a brief signing statement (see below). In this statement the Governor echoed what community choice proponents drove home repeatedly in committee hearings and elsewhere. The […]

Defining “Cooperate Fully” Strengthens Ten-Year Old Law

Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE Happy Ten-Year Anniversary to Community Choice in California! The original law that opened up the possibility of a community-based energy program like Sonoma Clean Power was enacted this season in 2002. This legislation gives communities a powerful means for pursuing renewable energy. A key element of that […]